Southeast opens door to dogs, cat, lizard at Myers Hall
For residents of Myers Hall, the age-old excuse "my dog ate my homework" might finally carry some weight. Myers Hall is the home to Southeast 0s newest pet-friendly policy, and resident assistant Rachel Rigney is one of the first to take advantage, of making Southeast home to her 6-month-old orange tabby cat, Ollie. This is the first semester students have been invited to house their pets on campus, and Rigney said there are only a handful of pets living in Myers Hall (four, according to Dire
Colorado’s Congressional incumbents easily hold on to their seats
Veteran Congresswoman Diana DeGette easily fended off progressive insurgent Saira Rao in the Democratic primary for Colorado’s 1st Congressional District, claiming about 72 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn held off opponents Owen Hill, a state senator, and Darryl Glenn, a county commissioner, in the 5th Congressional District primary. Lamborn had about 53 percent of the vote while his closest competitor, Glenn, had about 20 percent.
Instrumental to community
Memories of sweaty uniforms, long bus rides and lasting friendships are typically what high school band kids take with them post-graduation. But not for the members of the Jackson Municipal Band.
Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.
Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance. About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov. John Hickenlooper issue an executive order against human rights violations. And that he did. As the Trump administration enforces its “zero-tolerance policy” on illegal immigration, the term-limited Democrat joined governors in states like New Y
The story behind that bike: Why a new Cape resident rides on a 6-foot cycle
Reaching New Heights: Southeast student to compete in 'American Ninja Warrior' national TV show
The ringing of Peyton Mogley's cell phone pierced the air on the afternoon of Thursday, March 22, disrupting a meeting she was having with her student government chief of staff. When Mogley saw the Los Angeles-based number calling, she knew it had to be one of two things: either it was a credit card company or it was the call shed been waiting on since her sophomore year. Her Hello, was followed by a moment of pure disbelief. Thats because the man on the other end was Rod from American Ni
Southeast student working to raise transgender flag
Rane Belling wants to fly the transgender flag on March 31 over Academic Hall. The flag would fly below the United States flag on National Transgender Day of Visibility. Belling is doing all they can to give the students of Southeast a visual reminder of transgender visibility. As the graduate assistant for LGBTQ+ Education, Belling is highly involved in campus events which promote understanding and awareness of issues facing marginalized groups on campus. But now they are trying something ne
Until We All Make It
Black History Month honors and remembers leaders in the African American community and their contributions to history. It celebrates black culture and it reminds us that the shortest month of the year is far from the least important. History books are filled with the names of these leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Booker T. Washington and Thurgood Marshall. But what about those names you may not recognize, the ones creating change today? What about the ones in o
Women's March participant thinks 'feminism is for everyone'
Another Womens March took place in several cities across the United States on Saturday. The marches fell one year after millions took to the streets the day following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. No marches blocked the streets of Cape Girardeau over the weekend, but that didnt stop Southeast students from making their voices heard at nearby marches. Freshman Eli Bohnert was one of those students who made his way to St. Louis to join friends in protest of what he said should be
Church, businesses set up pop-up homeless shelter as winter storm approaches
Maryann Robertson: A story of an old home and new beginnings
Cape's new 'cold case': Whose frozen SUV is that in the Mississippi River?
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A happy ending: Southeast student rewrites her story after life-altering crash
Devastation in Puerto Rico touches Southeast lives
Sojourner Truths poem, first delivered in 1851 at a womens convention in Akron, Ohio, tells the story of the inequality she lived through as an African American woman in the 19th century. Her words echo a sentiment that many Americans - especially those with ties to Puerto Rico - may be feeling today. Why did it take [the president] eight and a half days, almost nine, to waive [the Jones Act of 1920] for Puerto Rico, when Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens? Thats a fact that a lot of people in
Southeast student overcomes 10 years of anorexia
Southeast Missouri State University will participate in National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which takes place Feb. 20 through Feb. 27. This year's theme will focus on body image. Each year, Southeast takes part in NEDAW by putting together a full week of events and activities for students to attend. The idea behind this week is to raise...
Website Design: The Impact Zone
After a four-month long investigation on the opioid epidemic in Southeast Missouri, myself and two of my colleagues put together a special series called, "The Impact Zone," which is an explanatory study of the opioid crisis in our region. Our design was inspired by the look of a clean, magazine layout which would allow the topic and its seriousness to be the center focus. I tried to embody that same design in the website I created (using Wix.com).
Outstanding Women in Business
During the summer of 2017, I worked as an intern for the Denver Business Journal. Aside from writing regular content for the print edition, my big summer project was to profile 37 of Denver's most successful and "outstanding" women in business. In the span of just a few weeks, I created all the written content you'll find within this special 35-page report, which begins on PDF page 25.